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Art Sea Cottage B&B
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Art Sea Cottage B&B
This is your ocean view from your private deck Dining for two with a fabulous view
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24 reviews
Art Sea Cottage B&B
This is your ocean view from your private deck
Dining for two with a fabulous view
Large open suite with a comfy queen bed
Your view of the ocean and mountains from your comfy queen bed
Private ensuite bathroom
Large walk-in shower
Your private deck with a table and two chairs
Most of the art in the suite was made by Pauline, the owner, a well-know local artist
The sofa does fold out to accomodate a 3rd person but please ask at time of booking
Sunset on the ocean with a local kayaker and his dog on the prow
Sunset and the neighbourhood comes out to say goodnight
Solo kayker
Endless views across the straight
Mountains on the mainland
Evening light
One of the neighbours
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

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gearbag
Fredericton, N.B.
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent ”
Reviewed 25 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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person found this review helpful

It's exactly what I was looking for, coming off a long stretch of night shifts, I flew into Nanaimo too arrive in Lantzville at this B&B, Pauline the owner was there waiting, and very hospitable, I was looking for a clean, warm, inviting place too get some rest and found it.
I would wake too the sound of birds singing and a view of the water from my bed, only too be followed by an excellent breakfast that Pauline brought too me personally, answering any questions I had of the area.
I highly recommend this B&B, thanks for the wonderful stay Pauline.

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Management Response
27 Jun 2016
I'm glad you were able to get the rest you were looking for.
Pauline
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betsy3495
Portland, Oregon
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quiet, beautiful and lovely.”
Reviewed 13 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Pauline is a lovely host. Very comfortable place. Good bed. Excellent accoutrements.Rental is in apartment below their house. You can see the Strait of Georgia and walk about a block to rocky shore. Nice place for sunset.

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Liked best: View, sunset, Rico's the Italian restaurant in neighborhood.
Liked least: At first I was disappointed that the place wasn't in Nanaimo proper. Later I was very glad!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Johan E
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very pleasant stay at excellent location”
Reviewed 5 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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people found this review helpful

The many hours we have spent to the preparation of our vacation on Vancouver Island and find good locations for accommodations have fully paid out with our stay at Art Sea Cottage B&B. The description of the B&B is quite accurate and gives already a gog impression of what to expect. We fully agree with the very positive comments of the other reviewers. For us, 60+ couple, we much appreciated the privacy of the room, with own entrance. Pauline is a very kind host, and brings a delicious homemade breakfast to your room at the time we desired. The home made scones were the best we have ever tasted, no bakery can beat them. The B&B is very close to the beach, thus after the breakfast the relaxing beach walk was a real joy. Pauline was very helpful in giving advice for interesting places to visit in the environment. We have excellent remembrances to this stay and can wholeheartedly recommend this place.

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Liked best: location, breakfast
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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joannep69...
Sundre, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A special place.”
Reviewed 20 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

My Husband and I just spent a wonderful week at Art Sea Cottage. It was amazing. Morning coffee found us enjoying ocean views and Pauline lent us binoculars for wildlife and boat viewing. The place was spotless, the bed and linens super comfortable and I am sure we both gained a few pounds from Pauline’s excellent homemade breakfasts. It is located in a quiet neighbourhood just a few steps away from beach access and is very private, yet the location gives you quick access to the north end of Nanaimo. If opportunity permits we will definitely be back for another visit.

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Liked best: The quiet, the view...and oh, the food.
Liked least: Leaving.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Jerry9146
Marshall, VA
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great place to stay!”
Reviewed 5 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We were located about equidistant from the Wild Pacific area and Victoria. The cottage is very comfortable, clean and decorated with the owner's excellent paintings. Every morning we had a delicious gourmet breakfast. The bed and furnishings are very comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay and hated to leave.

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